Africa: Why 4 Generations of Airlines have failed in Nigeria-Olowo

Why 4 Generations of Airlines have failed in Nigeria-Olowo The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) President, Mr. Gbenga Olowo has given his voice to the recent take-over of Arik Air by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON. He said other airlines in the country not only Arik Air should be looked into for better operations. “Treating the Arik […]

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Africa: Kenya, Mauritius set sights on becoming Africa’s financial, trade hubs

Kenya, Mauritius set sights on becoming Africa’s financial, trade hubs Kenya and Mauritius have reached an agreement to become Africa’s financial and trade hubs. President Uhuru Kenyatta said the two countries should complement, not compete, with each other as their approaches to economic development are similar. He said they will sign agreements that will ensure Kenya and Mauritius become Africa’s […]

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Aviation: Pakistan’s airline ritually sacrificed a goat before test flight after Crash

Pakistan’s airline ritually sacrificed a goat before test flight after Crash Twelve days after a fatal air crash in Pakistan, the aviation world has been startled by the apparent sacrifice of a goat beside a plane at the nation’s main international airport. Social media is reporting that the animal was ritually slaughtered just before a test flight of a PIA […]

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African Aviation: Aviation disasters; 3.5 billion pax flew in 2015 with less death than ever

As officials continue to investigate what happened to EgyptAir Flight 804, many travelers can’t help but question the risks they face when boarding their next flight. Is it becoming unsafe to fly? Just the opposite, say analysts. As we move towards the second half of 2016, it’s shaping out to be one of the safest years in recent aviation history. […]

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4 Nigerian Airlines to get IOSA as IATA queries CPC

The International Air Transport Association had awarded its Operational Safety Audit certificates to Arik Air, Aero Contractors and FirstNation for enforcing safety regulations during their operations. IATA’s newly appointed Regional Director for Africa, Tanja Grobotek, said this when he led a team to pay a familiarisation visit to Captain Muhtar Usman, the Director- General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, […]

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